Elon Musk

Chairman, CEO, and Product Architect,, Tesla Motors; CEO, SpaceX; and Chairman, SolarCity

Elon Musk is the chairman, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Motors, where he has overseen product development and design from the beginning, including the all-electric Tesla Roadster and Model S sedan. Electric vehicles have been one of his central interests for almost two decades, stemming from his time as a physics student working on energy storage technologies.

Elon's other primary activity is serving as CEO and CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), which develops rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and beyond. In 2006, SpaceX won the NASA contract to design, build, and demonstrate operation of a commercial replacement for the Space Shuttle, which retires in 2010. The SpaceX Falcon 1 was the first privately developed liquid fuel rocket to reach orbit.

In addition, Elon is the chairman and principal shareholder of SolarCity, the leading provider of solar power systems in California (as measured by number of installations performed in 2008).

Prior to SpaceX, Elon co-founded PayPal, the world's leading Internet payment system, and served as the company's chairman and CEO. Before PayPal, Elon co-founded Zip2, a provider of Internet software to the media industry.

In 2007, Elon was recognized for his work as the recipient of R&D magazine's "Innovator of the Year" award, as well as by Inc. magazine as "Entrepreneur of the Year." He received the 2007/2008 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics award for the greatest contribution to the field of space transportation.


Share this: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

News for: Elon Musk

Speaker at FiRe 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,

News Headlines
The Latest Musk-Like Moonshot CEO Pay Deal
Posted on 23 May 2018 at 4:00am

Elon Musk Shares Stunning Photos of SpaceX's Climate Change Satellite Launch
Posted on 23 May 2018 at 3:54am

The Last Temptation of Elon Musk
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 7:44pm

SpaceX exec says Elon Musk's Boring Company could dig out homes on Mars
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 12:07pm

Workers at Tesla, accused of labor violations, don't want to unionize, tweets...
Posted on 23 May 2018 at 7:09am

Elon Musk announces $78,000 version of Tesla Model 3 — unaffordable for the m...
Posted on 21 May 2018 at 2:05pm

Tesla isn’t shipping its $35,000 Model 3. That’s a problem if Elon Musk wants...
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 10:07am

Elon Musk says Tesla will fix Model 3 braking issues after Consumer Reports s...
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 8:25pm

Elon Musk says Tesla will fix Model 3 braking issues after Consumer Reports s...
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 8:22am

Elon Musk says Model 3 braking issues can be fixed with a software update
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 1:23pm



News feeds courtesy of:

FiRe 2009 Media


Blast Off! From Launching Private Rockets to the Next Electric Cars



Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

FiRe 2008 Media


Earth on FiRe: Rapid Response to Climate Crisis, Continuing the Necker Island Discussion



Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

FiRe 2007 Media


Tesla Motors: The Cars of Tomorrow, Today



Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

FiRe 2006 Media


Near-Space Report



Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

To contact Elon Musk, fill out the form below.

iNews Mailroom (All fields required)
To:
From:
Your Email:
Subject:

Message: